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Wind Across the Everglades (1958)

An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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Cottonmouth
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Walt Murdock
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Naomi
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Billy One-Arm
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Sumner Williams ...
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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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1.85 : 1
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Director Nicholas Ray was fired before the end of shooting by writer/producer Budd Schulberg. Schulberg finished directing the movie and supervised the editing, discarding a lot of Ray's original footage. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Cottonmouth: Ah! The sweet-tastin' joys of this world!
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Empty Pocket Blues
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Written by Budd Schulberg
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Early Florida......a great flick
13 November 2000 | by (Bonita Springs, Fl,USA) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film in 1961 at a local drive in theater.As a native Floridian I enjoyed it very much,especially since it was filmed nearby in Naples, Florida.To me it was an accurate depiction of how life was back then. Poaching was common,wildlife officers and environmentalists were fighting a losing battle against it. It showed Florida as it was at the turn of the century,when it was young and wild. This movie is truly a treasure of history in this area. I have been hoping it would be re-released for many years but to no avail. It is a shame that it cannot be viewed by our children.I would greatly appreciate owning a copy of this great film. Skip Kent,Bonita Springs, Fl.


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